3A girls basketball state tournament capsules

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 15 2012 9:30 a.m. MST

Kelsey McCann, Fr., Forward (13.8 ppg)

Liz Empey, So., Forward (8.7 ppg)

Elizabeth Thompson, Jr., Guard (9.3 ppg)

Tali Stevenson, So., Center (2.9 ppg)

Britton Leavitt, Jr., Guard (2.0 ppg)

Scoring offense: 42.0 ppg (16th in 3A)

Scoring defense: 41.7 ppg (10th in 3A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Juan Diego in first round.

Juab Wasps (13-7)

Coach: Brady Farr

How qualified: Finished second in Region 12 with a 8-2 record

Playoff opener: vs. Stansbury, Friday, 7 p.m.

Best preseason victory: A 35-33 win against Wasatch at the Sevier Valley Center on Dec. 16.

Best region victory: A 51-47 win at Carbon on Feb. 2.

Top contributors

Kobe Farrer, Sr. (13.9 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 2.0 apg, 1.7 spg)

Tessa Bradford, Sr. (11.7 ppg, 6.7 rpg, 1.4 apg, 2.4 spg)

Jessica Barker, Sr. (5.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 1.4 apg, 1.6 spg)

Rebbeca Evans, Jr. (4.8 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 1.6 apg, 1.2 spg)

Tanisha Squire, Sr. (4.6 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 1.2 apg, 1.8 spg)

Scoring offense: 43.3 ppg (15th in 3A)

Scoring defense: 42.8 ppg (11th in 3A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Juan Diego in semifinals.

Juan Diego Soaring Eagle (18-3)

Coach: Natalie Williams

How qualified: Finished first in Region 10 with a 9-1 record

Playoff opener: vs. Dixie, Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Best preseason victory: A 44-43 win against Snow Canyon on Dec. 1.

Best region victory: A 47-44 win at Judge on Jan. 31.

Top contributors

Monique Mills, Fr. (12.5 ppg)

Dominique Mills, Fr. (9.8 ppg)

Lancee Whetman, Jr. (9.8 ppg)

Alexa Mortenson, So. (6.0 ppg)

Julia Colosimo, Sr. (3.1 ppg)

Scoring offense: 50.1 ppg (5th in 3A)

Scoring defense: 38.4 ppg (2nd in 3A)

Last state championship: None

Prep editor James Edward’s bracket: Loss to Snow Canyon in semifinals.

Judge Memorial Bulldogs (15-6)

Coach: Matt Mapstone

How qualified: Finished second in Region 10 with a 8-2 record

Playoff opener: vs. Cedar, Friday, 7 p.m.

Best preseason victory: A 46-42 win against Juab on Dec. 2.

Best region victory: A 47-42 win at Juan Diego on Jan. 13.

Top contributors

Kailie Quinn, So. (18.7 ppg, 10.3 rpg, 4.6 apg, 3.7 spg)

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